The pattern and outcome of burn injuries at a burn unit in Saudi Arabia: Retrospective analysis of consecutive 501 patients.

We retrospectively reviewed the cases of 501 consecutive patients with burn injuries who were seen between June 1983 and December 1988. The population consisted predominantly of young patients under 20 years of age (53%); 65% were males and 72% were Saudi nationals. Most burn injuries were the result of domestic accidents (75%) and scald burns were the… CONTINUE READING